Tag: coronavirus

How COVID-19 Has Magnified Pre-existing Inequalities in the US

By Ellie Hu The distribution of wealth and resources in the United States has been extremely unequal in recent decades, as the share of national wealth owned by the top 1 percent has increased from less than 25 percent in the late 1970s to around 45 percent more recently. In 2022, the top 1 percent […]

ECI Associate Director, Pratistha Joshi Rajkarnikar, featured in Business 360°

In a short op-ed, published in the Nepali magazine Business 360, What is a better and more practical approach to building back the Nepali economy to come out of this one-in-a-century global crisis?, ECI Associate Director Pratistha Joshi Rajkarnikar suggests social welfare policies and expanding the public healthcare system to build back the Nepali economy post-COVID 19. * Never miss […]